Way cleared for forming new govt

February 15, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: With the Election Commission (EC) submitting the final results of the House of Representatives elections to the president late Wednesday evening, the way has been cleared for the formation of the new government within a few days.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: At a time when speculation is rife that Pushpa Kamal Dahal may become prime minister with the support of the Nepali Congress (NC) and other parties, Dahal himself has made it clear he will not join a government formed outside the left alliance.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the main opposition party, CPN-UML, which has emerged as the largest political force in the recent parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, have been exchanging verbal barbs over the delay in the handover of power.

JAJARKOT, Oct 30: Candidates contesting in the upcoming federal and provincial elections are busy making strategies for their poll campaigns in order to draw attention of more number of voters.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Small contractors - of class 'C' and 'D' categories - have alleged office-bearers of Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN) of being self-centered and forming a cartel to win contracts.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The Legislature-Parliament unanimously adopted the proposal on the accession of Nepal to the Multilateral Agreement for the Establishment of an International Think Tank for Land Locked Developing Countries (ITT-LLDCs), said a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The Parliamentary Social Justice and Human Rights Committee on Tuesday has endorsed the Bill on forming a Muslim Commission after through deliberations in the House.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Paving the way for the formation of a commission to recommend  new electoral constituencies under the new constitution, parliament on Monday endorsed the Constituency Delineation Bill through fast track.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The government has initiated a process to form an expert panel comprising of former diplomats and thematic experts to make comprehensive review and update Nepal's foreign policy in the changed context.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Solidarity for Dr KC Alliance (SDKA) staged protest at the TU Office on Wednesday  demanding resignation of Dr Tirtha Raj Khaniya, the vice-chancellor of the Tribhuvan University (TU) and Dr KP Singh, dean of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The dissenting faction of Tarun Dal has warned of forming a parallel committee if the establishment faction fails to address their demands.

KATHMANDU, July 19: House Speaker Onsari Gharti today termed it as unfortunate for the country and people that the political parties were divided on formation of the new government rather than focusing on implementing the constitution.

KATHMANDU, July 16: With some legal and constitutional experts arguing that a new government cannot be formed unless and until an election for a House of Representatives is held, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who finds himself in a minority in Parliament following the withdrawal of the CPN (Maoist Center) from the coalition government, discussed the constitutional issue with CPN-UML lawmakers at a parliamentary party meeting on Thursday.